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Scott A. Mushkin

Managing Director, Senior Retail/Staples Analyst
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Scott joined Wolfe Research in May 2013 as a Managing Director and Senior Research Analyst covering Consumer Staples Retailers—including discount retailers, supermarkets and drugstores, with a focus on the burgeoning healthy lifestyle industry. He brings more than 20 years of combined buy- and sell-side experience.


In Institutional Investor’s 2015 poll Mushkin was named to the All-America Research Team ranking #2 in the Consumer - Retailing/Food & Drug Chains category. He was previously recognized by Institutional Investor in 2014 as Runner up and in 2012 he ranked third. He was also named to the Financial Times’ StarMine Analyst Awards ranking 1st and 3rd, respectively, in the “Top Stock Pickers” and “Top Earnings Estimators” lists for Food & Staples Retailing. Additionally, in 2012, The Wall Street Journal named Mushkin to “The Master Stock Pickers” list, ranking him 2nd in Retailers: Food & Drug. In previous years, Scott has consistently been recognized as a leading retail analyst by institutional clients throughInstitutional Investor Magazine, ForbesStarMine/Financial TimesThe Wall Street Journal, and other publications.


Prior to joining Wolfe, Scott was a Managing Director and Senior Retail Analyst at Jefferies. He started his career in 1991 at Kidder, Peabody and has also held positions at DLJ, Lehman Brothers and Bank of America.


Mushkin received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Boston College and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Chicago and currently resides in Connecticut with his wife and five children.